Pharmaceuticals

Prescribe Oral Meds Like a Pro

In the final article of our scope expansion series, we cover how to confidently treat and manage patients with the most potent pharmaceuticals available.
08/15/2022

Five Common Drug Rx Questions—Answered!

Gain confidence in your ability to prescribe with these tips for managing a variety of patients, from those on oral steroids to those with penicillin allergy.
03/15/2022

Update your Glaucoma Prescribing Protocols

Treatment options continue to evolve, with new meds and methods to consider.
03/15/2022

Stay Alert for Systemic Med Surprises

Many ocular adverse effects may be hiding inside your patient’s pill bottle. Here’s a new way to think about them.
05/15/2021

Using Antibiotics in Anterior Segment Care

Bacterial ocular and periocular infections are common in adults and children, but choosing an effective treatment strategy relies on more than an accurate clinical diagnosis.
05/15/2021

Managing Miotics and Mydriatics

Take a closer look at old, new and future uses of these drugs.
05/15/2021

Red Eye Remedies: New and Tried-and-True

Eye care providers already have a robust arsenal to help their patients combat this common ocular complaint. Here are the latest additions.
11/15/2020

Antibiotics in Eye Care: A Balancing Act

Here’s what you need to consider when weighing the benefits versus the risks in the era of resistance.
10/15/2020

Statins and the Eye: What You Might Not Know

These lipid-altering drugs are changing lives for the better, but the optometrist is responsible for monitoring their many impacts—good and bad—on ocular health.
05/15/2020

The Do's & Don'ts of Oral Medication

Understanding when and how to prescribe oral medications will help optometrists provide optimal patient care.
03/15/2020

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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